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Spectral domain optical coherence tomography imaging in optic disk pit associated with outer retinal dehiscence

Authors Wong CW, Wong D, Mathur R

Received 16 January 2014

Accepted for publication 22 February 2014

Published 17 October 2014 Volume 2014:8 Pages 2125—2128

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S60779

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Chee Wai Wong,1,2 Doric Wong,1,2 Ranjana Mathur1,2

1Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore; 2Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore


Abstract: A 37-year-old Bangladeshi male presented with an inferotemporal optic disk pit and serous macular detachment in the left eye. Imaging with spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) revealed a multilayer macular schisis pattern with a small subfoveal outer retinal dehiscence. This case illustrates a rare phenotype of optic disk maculopathy with macular schisis and a small outer retinal layer dehiscence. Spectral domain OCT was a useful adjunct in delineating the retinal layers in optic disk pit maculopathy, and revealed a small area of outer retinal layer dehiscence that could only have been detected on high-resolution OCT.

Keywords: retinal imaging, maculopathy, macular schisis

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